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Passion for Engineering, Teaching Led Lecturer to UCF

May 22, 2024
Farzaneh Nosouhian has always had a passion for engineering and for mentoring students. That passion has led her to the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, where she now serves as a lecturer. Nosouhian just completed her first semester with the department, after serving as an assistant professor at Alabama A&M University. She…

4 UCF Researchers Named ‘Rising Stars’ of the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida

November 13, 2023
Four mid-career researchers from the University of Central Florida received Rising Stars awards by the Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine of Florida (ASEMFL), a group that brings together the nation’s most distinguished and impactful scholars who live and work in Florida. They are among 12 honorees competitively selected from nominated researchers at universities across…

Civil Engineering Professor Recognized for Advancing Women and Minorities in Transportation

November 2, 2023
WTS Central Florida has awarded Associate Professor Hatem Abou-Senna with the 2023 Honorable Ray LaHood Award, which recognizes male leaders in the field of transportation who have contributed to the advancement of women and minorities in the profession. Abou-Senna received the award at the 26th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet at the SeaWorld Ports of…

CECE Department Welcomes 4 New Faculty This Academic Year

August 8, 2023
Four new faculty members are joining the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering this academic year. They bring with them a wide range of expertise in hazard assessment and mitigation, machine learning, building design, digital twins, smart cities, water quality improvement, greenhouse gas emissions and much more. More than 30 new faculty members…

Mentor Spotlight: Woo Hyoung Lee

June 9, 2022
What is the benefit of research experience to students who will pursue careers in industry, rather than in academia? A lot, according to the 37 students who have been mentored by Woo Hyoung Lee. Many of Lee’s research students will become practicing engineers, as well as those who continue on in academia. He believes that…

4 UCF Researchers Named as Highly Cited Researchers for 2021

December 6, 2021
Four University of Central Florida researchers have been named highly cited researchers in their field for 2021 by analytics company Clarivate, based on data from Web of Science. The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.…

Chang Inducted Into National Academy of Inventors

December 10, 2018
Professor Ni-bin Chang has been named a Fellow of 2018 National Academy of Inventors, a high professional distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. More than…

Wahl Receives Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award

April 27, 2018
Associate Professor Thomas Wahl has received the 2018 Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award from the European Geosciences Union. Wahl has been selected for his fundamental contributions to the research on assessment of coastal-flood risk. A release from the EGU cites Wahl as “a highly productive, well-cited and active member of the EGU early career…

Professor Named 2017 Fellow of Industry Organization

November 25, 2017
Professor Ni-bin Chang has been named a 2017 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was selected for his development of computational techniques for the analysis of environmental sustainability. He has made seminal advancements through various environmental sensing, monitoring and modeling techniques for a green, smart and healthy living environment. The rank…

UCF Part of National Team Helping Protect Infrastructure from Future Hurricanes

October 25, 2017
Simple words spoken by an elderly woman in Cape Coral are an example of why UCF engineering Assistant Professor Luis Arboleda-Monsalve works so hard to make a difference in his profession, which in turn has a direct impact on hurricane readiness. “She told us to make sure to do something good with the report,” said…